Category Archives: Curiosities

Portraits on finger

Dito Von Tease takes a picture of his own finger and then, with help of computer software, makes them recognisable as famous people. Portraits on finger depict characters such as Dalai Lama, Steve Jobs, Barack Obama and …Shrek, Hello Kitty and many other.

How to sound like a dog in 14 languages?

Do you think a duck sound the same in different languages? What about a horse sound? Or a pig? They are not same, not at all! How to sound like a dog in 14 languages? Read to learn, cause it’s easy to be misunderstood.

Pedal-powered roller coaster

Pedal-powered roller coaster, Sky Cycle, is located in amusement park “Washuzan Highland” in Okayama Prefecture, Japan. Old roller coaster, 16m under the ground, with no guard rails, no security, is only for visitors who have nerves made of steel. One of them said:“The more you fear, the faster you pedal”. Well, I believe it’s true! Pictures of […]

Fans at music concerts

Madonna

James Mollison photographed fans, who were going to go to concerts of their favorite groups. Mollison and his wife Amber, catalog a wide assortment of fans at music concerts in both the U.S. and Europe. Whether it’s Dolly Parton, P. Diddy, Merle Haggard, or Bob Dylan, community is tied through clothing, hair, accessories, even posture […]

Moving World Maps

Moving World maps that distort the size of the land masses according to the amount of waste they receive on average a month. Produced for PhD research by Benjamin D. Hennig, which was published in his book Rediscovering the World. Interesting, isn’t it? Good to see how it demonstrates the effects of mountain ranges as […]

40 years of censorship in Spain

A book, La censura franquista en el cartel de cine (or, Franco’s censorship in movie posters), by Bienvenido Llopis, analyzes 40 years of censorship in Spain. Book contains posters, comics, novels, news stories, postcards, photographs, magazine covers. After censorship, movie posters with Holywood stars, like: Ava Gardner, Rita Hayworth or Marilyn Monroe, have little common […]

Vintage bike posters

At the end of 19th century bike was the most popular personal vehicle. Bicycle ads, just before cars, motorbikes and all the engines dominated the world, were more common than now. Here are some vintage bike posters, some of them made by famous artists like Alphonse Mucha and Henri Thiriet.

Graphics made with 11 tyre tracks

Singapore Art Director, Advertising, Graphic Design, Thomas Yang is also an avid cyclist. He decided to combine two of his passions – bicycles and art and creates a limited edition of graphic made with 11 tyre tracks. I promised myself to try it with my bike, but the only marks I made, are the ones […]